Quick Facts About Cable TV in Massachusetts• There are over 2 million cable subscribers in Massachusetts
• 11 cable companies are licensed to operate in the Commonwealth
• 308 of the Commonwealth's 351 cities and towns are wired for cable
- The Department regulates rates only in those communities that have requested rate regulation. While Massachusetts law and regulation provide that the Department may regulate rates for a municipality "upon its own motion," the Department's longstanding practice is to exercise its authority upon a municipality's request to do so. As of 2015, 18 municipalities had not requested rate regulation.
- 2000 - 2016
- 1999 - 2005